Senior Software Engineer

Posted 29/04/2024 by Capgemini Engineering

BA1, Bath, Bath and North East Somerset
£55,000 - £70,000/annum plus a range of flexible benefits

Our offer

Capgemini are looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join our fast growing Software Consulting team.

Our team develops software for safety related and critical applications in the Aerospace, Rail, Automotive and Energy sectors, often related to critical national infrastructure. Our industry award winning projects make step changes in operational efficiency and safety in their domain and are highly respected by our customers. You will join a diverse team of excellent and experienced engineers who are committed to ensuring our projects meet our customers’ high expectations.

We work more flexibly in time and location, allowing a better work life balance and greater empowerment. Hybrid working is a day-to-day reality at Capgemini. Underpinned by our trust-based managerial culture, we aim to empower everyone to deliver exceptional work – contributing to an inclusive and sustainable future for our people, our clients, and society.

As such this role may offer the opportunity for hybrid working where you can choose to divide your time between working from the office in Bath or client site and working from home depending on the nature of your job. You can discuss hybrid working with us in detail during the interview process.

Your role

You will take on a lead role in the development of our safety critical software. This may be setting direction for a customer in a small, high value consultancy job or assuming a lead role development or test role in one of our large software development projects.

Depending on your particular area of strength your responsibilities might include:

  • Shaping technical strategy on bids and projects basing your approach on our standard life-cycle model, extensive quality management system and development toolset and techniques.
  • Taking lead consultancy roles to shape how our customers approach their software challenges.
  • Taking a lead in the generation of software requirements, architecture and design
  • Taking a lead in the development of software and systems
  • Taking a lead in the testing of software and systems
  • Working with the safety team to provide evidence against the relevant standards
  • Line managing and/or mentoring junior staff and support their competency growth.
  • Being an advocate for our correctness-by-construction approach both internally within our business and externally with our clients
  • Work with our market sales teams to support bidding for new projects

Your profile


  • Strong knowledge of the whole software development life-cycle
  • Extended expertise in either requirements, development or test.
  • Experience in at least one of the following markets: Aerospace, Transport, Defense, Rail, Automotive.
  • Experience of applying relevant standards such as 61508, 50128, 26262, 00-55, ED-109, DO-178 etc
  • Track record of the technical leadership of high value software development projects.
  • Experience in leading people, building careers and capability.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to quickly build rapport with others
  • Self-motivated and able to use initiative
  • Organized, good time management and prioritization
  • Methodical approach to work, with good attention to details and strong logic and reasoning skills


  • Degree qualified in software engineering or related/relevant subject.
  • Chartered Engineer and member of the IEEE or BCS.
  • Knowledge and experience in static analysis techniques

Capgemini Engineering recognizes the benefit that having a diverse workforce brings to our projects. We value applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. In order to support diversity in our hiring process, your application will be anonymized when shared with hiring managers to be reviewed against the position


As a permanent employee of Capgemini Engineering, you will have access to a range of benefits alongside your salary including an annual bonus scheme where you could share in the company’s success. You will get 25 days paid holiday outside of the bank holidays, a pension scheme with employer contributions, options for private medical cover as well as life assurance and enhanced maternity/paternity pay. For some employees you will also be eligible to take part in our impressive employee referral scheme (£2,500 per employee referred).

About Us

Capgemini Engineering combines, under one brand, a unique set of strengths from across the Capgemini Group: the world leading engineering and R&D services of Altran – acquired by Capgemini in 2020 - and Capgemini's digital manufacturing expertise. With broad industry knowledge and cutting-edge technologies in digital and software, Capgemini Engineering supports the convergence of the physical and digital worlds. Combined with the capabilities of the rest of the Group, it helps clients to accelerate their journey towards Intelligent Industry. Capgemini Engineering has more than 52,000 engineer and scientist team members in over 30 countries across sectors including aeronautics, automotive, railways, communications, energy, life sciences, semiconductors, software & internet, space & defence, and consumer products. Capgemini Engineering is an integral part of the Capgemini Group, a global leader in partnering with companies to transform and manage their business by harnessing the power of technology. The Group is guided every day by its purpose of unleashing human energy through technology for an inclusive and sustainable future. It is a responsible and diverse organization of 270,000 team members in nearly 50 countries. With its strong 50-year heritage and deep industry expertise, Capgemini is trusted by its clients to address the entire breadth of their business needs, from strategy and design to operations, fuelled by the fast evolving and innovative world of cloud, data, AI, connectivity, software, digital engineering and platforms. The Group reported in 2020 global revenues of €16 billion.

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